Author: Kimberly

  • Which Genealogy Site is Best and Why

    Which Genealogy Site is Best and Why

    With so many websites out there, it can be confusing wondering where to plant your metaphorical family tree. So I asked Breanne which genealogy site is best – and why. Her answer was a very solid, “It depends.” The best genealogy site depends on your research needs and budget. FamilySearch.org is the best free option. […]

  • Genealogy Education: What You Need and Where to Get it

    Genealogy Education: What You Need and Where to Get it

    As I’ve been researching my family’s genealogy and writing here about genealogy, I’ve often felt like I should have more formal education. But do I really need a degree? I talked to Breanne, who is getting a formal genealogy education and already knows a ton more than I do. Genealogy education can be obtained online […]

  • Conservation Defined for Genealogy and Family History

    Accidents happen – especially when you have small children. So with that in mind, I began to wonder what would have to be done if an heirloom or another important piece of history were damaged. So I looked up conservation and talked about it with Breanne. Conservation means preserving historical family artifacts and cultural heritage […]

  • What is Preservation for Genealogy and Family History?

    What is Preservation for Genealogy and Family History?

    As I’ve gotten more into genealogy and family history, one term keeps popping up: preservation. What is it – and how does it relate to genealogy? I messaged my genealogist pal and amazing friend Breanne – and she helped me look into it. Preservation, for genealogical and family history materials, means actively protecting items from […]